AppDynamics racks up $158 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

AppDynamics, an application intelligence company, has raised $158 million in funding. General Atlantic and Altimeter Capital led the round with participation from Adage Capital, Industry Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Cross Creek Advisors, IVP, Greylock Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. In addition to the funding, Robert Swan, an operating partner at General Atlantic and former CFO at eBay Inc, has been added to AppDynamics’ board of directors.

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VC-backed TeamSnap adds eBay’s Vescio to board

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Boulder, Colorado-based TeamSnap, a tool for organizing and communicating updates for sports teams, has named Jennifer Vescio to its board of directors. Vescio is eBay‘s head of global strategy and business development. TeamSnap’s backers include Northgate Capital, Colorado Impact Fund, Crawley Ventures and Foundry Group.

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Giosis snaps up $82.1 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Singapore-based Giosis, the parent company of Pan-Asian ecommerce platform Qoo10, has secured $82.1 million in Series A funding. Singapore Press Holdings Ltd led the round with participation from eBay, Saban Capital Group, UVM 2 Venture Investments LP, Brookside Capital and Oak Investment Partners.

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VC-backed Udemy hires two VPs

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

San Francisco-based online education marketplace Udemy has appointed Robert Wong as vice president of product and Grégory Boutté as vice president of content. Previously, Wong worked at Sidecar where he served as vice president of product while Boutté most recently worked as vice president of eBay Motors & Electronics for eBay North America. Udemy’s backers include Stripes Group, Norwest Venture Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Lightbank, MHS Capital and Learn Capital.

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